As one of the nation's top schools of social work, Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) is dedicated to the pursuit of inclusive excellence in education, research, and evidence-based practice to advance social, racial, gender, and economic justice and solve the most pressing societal problems of the 21 st century. We invite applications for a 12-month full-time (FT) salaried lecturer position. The FT lecturer will teach 24 credits (~8 courses total) in the MSW program across the fall, spring, and summer semesters. They will advise 10 to 12 in-field students (or its equivalent), as well as read admissions applications for an average time commitment of approximately 100 hours. Courses will typically be one or more of the following: required foundation and/or advanced courses in human behavior, racial justice, and social work ethics. The need for the 2021-2022 is greatest on the Charles River Campus Program in Boston but lecturers may teach across SSW's platforms, including the Charles River Campus Program, the Off-Campus Program, and the Online Program. In the Online Program, the FT Lecturer may serve as course instructor (2 or 3 credits per course) and/or facilitator (1.5 credits per section). This position is currently a one (1) year appointment.
Must hold an MSW degree and LICSW
A minimum of 5+ years of experience as a social work practitioner
Evidence of excellent teaching and training skills appropriate to the MSW curriculum, which include justice-focused activities in human behavior, racial justice, and social work ethics
Experience teaching about equity, inclusion, and the role of structural inequities such as racism and heteropatriarchy
Experience working with ethnically, racially and gender-diverse populations and students is required
Commitment to anti-oppressive teaching methods is desirable
FT Lecturers are not required to serve on standing committees or attend faculty meetings. Over-base compensation for additional teaching, advising, or other service duties may be possible and would be arranged individually per the annual contract.
The School and University recognize that building a culture that values and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to the vitality and impact of our field. We are especially eager to welcome a new colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is a community where all members can thrive.
Please send all application materials to: email@example.com. Applications should include (a) a letter of interest indicating areas of expertise and teaching experience, (b) teaching evaluations, and (c) an updated Curriculum Vita. In the letter, we welcome a description of how you, as a teacher and/or practitioner, engage and sustain a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to working at the community level.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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